Redesign services for a COVID era, says CQC chief

By Dan Peters | 06 November 2020

The chief executive of the Care Quality Commission has called for services to be redesigned for a ‘COVID era’ that could last for many years.

Speaking at the National Children and Adult Services Conference today, Ian Trenholm said: ‘I think we have to start to think about a COVID era, an era where COVID is present in one way or another for many years to come.

'We need to normalise that.

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